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Pound set for biggest losing streak vs euro as Brexit plan disintegrates

Wed, May. 22, 2019

With the plan appearing dead in the water, some traders said they saw a rising chance of Britain leaving the European Union without a transition deal.

Fed may cut rates if inflation keeps disappointing: Bullard

Wed, May. 22, 2019

Further weakness in inflation could prompt the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, even if economic growth maintains its momentum, James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Investors run for safety amid threat of broader U.S.-China spat

Wed, May. 22, 2019

MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, was down slightly at 0905 GMT, as investors shunned assets considered risky in times of economic and political strife.

Cameroonian girls defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams

Wed, May. 22, 2019

When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon’s capital.

Oil prices drop on swelling U.S. stockpiles, trade war

Wed, May. 22, 2019

Oil prices fell after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories.

Yemen’s Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi's Najran airport

Wed, May. 22, 2019

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Najran airport, the group’s Al Masirah TV said early on Wednesday.

UK PM May to set out details of Brexit deal offer at 1500 GMT: spokesman

Tue, May. 21, 2019

May will make a speech at 1500 GMT on Tuesday to set out the details of Brexit legislation she plans to put before parliament next month, her spokesman said.

'Game of Thrones' scores record TV audience, leaves fans sad, mad

Tue, May. 21, 2019

More than 19 million U.S. viewers watched the series finale of television’s “Game of Thrones” - a record audience for HBO, the cable channel said on Monday.